Communications Team Member - Brisbane 2032

Job title : Communications Team Member - Brisbane 2032
Location : Queensland
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Steve Smith
Job reference : 1484857

Sharp & Carter are delighted to support Brisbane 2032 to appoint their Communications Team Member.
About Brisbane 2032
The Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games (the “Games”) will be the largest event in South-East Queensland’s history, with the potential to deliver transformational change to our region. As the name suggests, the Brisbane Organising Committee for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games (“Brisbane 2032”) is responsible for organising the Games. Some of Brisbane 2032’s operational responsibilities include: raising revenue through sponsorship, ticketing and the sale of Brisbane 2032 merchandise, sourcing the goods and services required to deliver the Games, managing the temporary overlay and operation of the venues and recruiting thousands of volunteers as well as many other elements that are essential in staging a world class global sporting event.
With the countdown towards the Games firmly underway, you have the opportunity to be part of the foundational Brisbane 2032 team in supporting the delivery of this transformational once-in-a-lifetime event for all Queenslanders.
Brisbane 2032 is inclusive and respectful of all. They are inspired to lead the way in valuing, protecting and advancing human rights through their actions and influence to make a genuine difference in people's lives.
About the position
The Communications Team Member will report to the Head of Communications and sit within the broader Brand, Digital and Communications team.  Primary responsibilities will focus on communications and media support, with additional responsibilities across brand and digital support.  This is an early career development role, with opportunities to grow as part of the team and overall life cycle of the Organising Committee through to 2032.  Reporting lines may change as the organisation scales.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the research and development of communications approaches and strategies

  • Write, edit, proofread and format internal and external copy

  • Maintain and update communications databases

  • Support the development and delivery of periodic and campaign specific reporting

  • Support content development, optimisation and implementation for Brisbane 2032’s digital channels (website, email, social) including planning, creating, sourcing, testing and analysis of results

  • Support the planning, delivery and communication of Brisbane 2032 stakeholder, media and community events

  • Support the design, development and roll out of brand and creative assets for Brisbane 2032

  • Support the team’s administration of processes and policies, including finance

Desired Experience and Competencies

  • Communications or marketing tertiary qualifications are highly desirable

  • Minimum 2 - 3 years’ relevant communications, media and / or marketing experience

  • Excellent attention to detail and process driven

  • Excellent copy writing skills across channels and audiences, including media releases, social media posts, campaign plans and website copy

  • Strong team player who is happy to work in what will initially be a small collegiate team

  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • Demonstrated understanding of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

  • Experience briefing external agencies for the purposes of content creation and development, i.e. photography, videography, graphic design, website content, social content

  • Experience in pulling post-campaign reporting, analysis and insights to drive continuous improvement


  • Internal relationships: reports to Head of Communications and will be required to work closely with all Brisbane 2032 functional areas, in particular the brand, events and digital functions

  • External relationships: media, Games Delivery Partners, agencies, and suppliers

How to apply

Sharp & Carter asks that all applications include a CV, cover letter, and examples of work (media releases, social media etc) to demonstrate your alignment to the required skills and experience as above.

Brisbane 2032 is committed to the values of inclusion, accessibility and diversity with the approach of creating meaningful and real opportunities for all. To provide an inclusive online experience, applicants can access the assistive technologies of Recite Me at

For more information about this opportunity or to request a candidate pack, please email
Steve Smith
Marketing & Communications
Sharp & Carter